Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017

13.8 Use of personal protective equipment when working with class 6 or 8 substances

(1)

For the purposes of regulations 15 to 20 of the Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016, personal protective equipment is to be used to minimise risks to the health and safety of workers when carrying out work using a class 6.1A, 6.1B, 6.1C, 6.1D, 6.3A, 6.5A, 6.5B, 6.6A, 6.6B, 6.7A, 6.7B, 6.8A, 6.8B, 6.8C, 6.9A, 6.9B, 8.2A, 8.2B, 8.2C, or 8.3A substance.

(2)

This regulation and regulations 15 to 20 of the Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016 do not apply—

(a)

to a solid veterinary medicine (including a cream, capsule, or implant) when it is being administered to or dispensed for an animal unless the medicine is—

(i)

a powder, granule, or other finely divided material; or

(ii)

dissolved before being administered to an animal:

(b)

in relation to a hazardous substance in a closed package that complies with the Hazardous Substances (Packaging) Notice 2017.

Compare: SR 2001/117 r 8